No, he has a resort in the Laurentians, a retreat in the Bahamas, a farm in California, a dude ranch in the Catskills, a brownstone in New York, property in Spain — plus an option on perfect peaceBy MARCI McDONALD15 min
My Uncle Harry is a dismal bird. which comes. I believe, from his constant reading of economics; not only economic textbooks, but all the financial papers and magazines. What he has been reading lately has put Harry’s teeth on edge and stretched his nerves so taut they twang like guitar strings.By WALTER STEWART14 min
“Poverty,” wrote George Orwell, “is merely squalid and boring.” But then George Orwell never did look on the bright side of things. Now, come the recession or depression or whatever they’re quibbling over calling it, can we not look forward to a little destitution with elegance? Does down necessarily have to be out? Here are four cases of poverty with panache — each purely by choice. And who knows, the rich too may soon be clamoring to get in on the trend.By MARCI McDONALD8 min
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